By RFU Press Release
January 24 2012
Rugby fans will be able to watch live web streaming of England Women’s final RBS 6 Nations match against home nations rivals Ireland in March.
Watch England Women take on Ireland in the RBS 6 Nations live on
Through RFU.com, the match on March 17th at Esher RFC will be available at www.rfu.com/englandwomenliveahead of the 2.00pm kick off. Users will be able to watch the match live and then in full for up to three days after the match, while highlights of England’s games against Scotland, Italy and Ireland will also be available on RFU.com.
With England looking to defend their Grand Slam crown and secure a seventh successive Six Nations title this series is set to be a thriller. England kick off their campaign against Scotland on February 5th before travelling to Italy on February 12th.
England’s first home game is against Wales on February 25th at Twickenham Stadium and the match will be live on the BBC Red Button and the BBC Sport website. England are back on the road again for their penultimate match against France on March 11th before the defending champs take on Ireland.
An impressive five camera feed with match commentary from some of the game’s leading commentators and former England stars, as well as post-match interviews, will provide rugby fans with broadcast quality viewing as England and Ireland go head-to-head.
RFU Digital Editor, Tom Hines, said: “Over 6,000 people watched RFU.com’s live streaming of England Women’s autumn tests against New Zealand. With the women’s game growing all the time and England defending a Grand Slam, there’s a growing appetite for watching England’s Elite Women that we need to satisfy.”
England Women’s Six Nations Fixtures 2012
February 5th 2012, Scotland v England, Lasswade, Edinburgh, KO 5pm
February 12th 2012, Italy v England, Parabiago, Nr Milan, KO 3pm
* February 25th, 2012, England v Wales, Twickenham Stadium, KO 615pm
March 11th, 2012, France v England, Stade Charlety, Paris, KO 145pm
**March 17th 2012 England v Ireland, Esher RFC, KO 2pm.
* Free entry to Twickenham Stadium following the final whistle of the England men v Wales match.
** Tickets can be purchased on game day on the gate or online at http://www.esherrugby.com/ticket_sales.html, priced £10 for adults, £5 for Under 16s.